Arctic Data Best Practices

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Please join us for a data best practices training workshop put on by the US NSF Arctic Data Center (  This workshop will provide researchers with concrete steps and methods for more easily documenting and uploading their data to the Arctic Data Center.

Workshop topics will include:

  • Introduction to the US Arctic Data Center (
  • NSF standards and policies for data preservation
  • Crafting your data management plan
  • Preparing and archiving your data using open source formats
  • Creating standards-based metadata
  • Uploading and versioning your data in the Arctic Data Center

This workshop will be held March 28, 2017 from 01:00 – 03:45 pm at the Ventura Beach Marriott Hotel in Ventura, CA.  There is no cost for attendees of this training workshop.

If you have additional questions, please contact the Arctic Data Center (

Workshop Agenda
1300    Overview of Arctic Data Center and NSF data standards and policies
1315    Review of data management plans
1330    Demonstration of how to submit your data to the Arctic Data Center
1430    Hands-on example data submission
1530    Final questions and closing remarks
1545    Adjourn